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Don't break quarantine...
« on: December 21, 2020, 08:14:08 AM »
https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/georgia-news/georgia-college-student-jailed-in-cayman-islands-for-coronavirus-violation/

We got stopped in CR twice ..once on the main hwy I suspect because I had a board atop a rental and we looked like marks or drug suspects.. the other in a town because I drove with my headlights on ..and looked like a mark.  I cannot imagine being thrown in prison in the countries I have visited. 

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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2020, 11:10:00 AM »
I saw this story last week, and no matter what you think about the virus, you should expect to be thrown in jail if you break the law in a foreign country. How is it she is a pre-med student and can’t follow a simple quarantine?

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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2020, 12:57:27 PM »
That's the main reason I am not going to my home in the Grenadines until they lift the 14 day quarantine (first 5 days in a government approved Covid hotel and testing every other day)
With the waves and wind usually firing below my house there is NO way I wouldn't break quarantine, and those St. Vincent prison cells are nothing to joke about.
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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2020, 06:59:34 PM »
Silly Teenagers.  Didn't they make a movie about this a long time ago.  Ending up in some foreign prison.

It's all very Darwinian.  No malice intended just bad sh-t happens. 

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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2020, 02:57:35 PM »
How is it she is a pre-med student and can’t follow a simple quarantine?

She's still young dumb. Being a pre-med student doesn't automatically translate to common sense, even in the field she's hoping to get into. In 2020 I know doctors who smoke and have substance abuse issues. Go figure.
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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2020, 03:01:47 PM »
I think in the long run this will be a good learning experience for her. At the very lease she will never make this mistake again.

On another note, her sentence was reduced to only two months.

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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2020, 03:07:05 PM »
Silly Teenagers.  Didn't they make a movie about this a long time ago.  Ending up in some foreign prison.

It's all very Darwinian.  No malice intended just bad sh-t happens.
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Re: Don't break quarantine...
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2020, 03:16:33 PM »
Hopefully, she has the stuff to turn this into a rad story by gaining some compassion for those imprisoned. You can put up with a lot of weird, difficult shit when your are 18 years old. At least I could.
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